Vogue Japan's Colorful Story Pays Homage to Day of the Dead Fashion

By: Jana Pijak - Mar 30, 2015
References: vogue.co.jp & beautyscene.net
Malaika Firth dons a wardrobe of Day of the Dead fashion staples in 'Native Instinct', Vogue Japan's captivating editorial. The model is captured by photographer Giampaolo Sgura's lens and is outfitted by eccentric style editor Anna Dello Russo.

Anna Dello Russo dresses her muse in Day of the Dead fashion picks that are both graphic and feminine. They include printed tunics, animalistic headdresses and jeweled corsets that are courtesy of top designer labels. Vogue Japan's 'Native Instinct' editorial boasts luxe pieces from Dolce & Gabbana, Chanel and Gareth Pugh among other names.

The shoot's makeup and hair is created by Jessica Nedza and Andrew Guida who draw inspiration from cultural symbolism when creating beauty looks that are both artistic and visually impactful.